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Monterey Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 175 works in 313 publications in 1 language and 27,637 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  History  Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary films  Feature films  War films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Monterey Video (Firm)
10 questions for the Dalai Lama( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten questions are posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray. Ray examines some of the fundamental questions of our time by weaving together observations from his own journeys throughout India and the Middle East, and the wisdom of an extraordinary spiritual leader
Eye of the dolphin by Adrian Dunbar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, Alyssa moves to the Bahamas with her father, where she learns she can talk to the dolphins. When her father's research facility is in danger of closing, it is up to Alyssa and her gift to save it
Pearl diver by John Buck( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two sisters, haunted by the twenty-year-old murder of their mother, and what happens when a farming accident rips away the layers of secrecy and buried trauma surrounding that night. They learn that sometimes the secrets from the past can bring hope for the future
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story, from 'Tales of Soldiers and Civilians' deals with a man's last moments as he faces hanging for Civil War sabotage
Whaledreamers by Kim Kindersley( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the connection between whales and the cultures and ancient civilizations around the globe that have incorporated this sea creature into their story of creation and existence. Narrated by Julian Lennon and Jack Thompson
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
When I find the ocean( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents
The bracelet of Bordeaux( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is dognapping the canine citizens of Chem City, Texas! Two tween girls overcome danger and conspiracies as they set out to solve the crime with the help of a magical bracelet. As they battle the mob, a punk gang, and a crooked cop, they learn about friendship, courage, and the importance of hanging with the right crowd
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Local color( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
Trucker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-haul trucker living a carefree life is forced to take care of the son she hasn't seen since he was a baby when his father is in the hospital. Now the child and mother must learn to live together and leave their strained past behind
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh
The Red Baron by Mu le si qiong( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe, 1916: Baron Manfred von Richthofen is a crack pilot of the German aerial combat forces, a legend in his own time, a hero at home, and a man both feared and respected by the enemy. Von Richthofen and his fellow officers see their duels in the sky as tactical, almost sportsmanlike, challenges. But, when he falls in love with Kate, she opens his eyes to the fact that there is more to war than dogfights and he becomes aware of his role in the propaganda machine and senseless war
The exonerated( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The undeniable power of the true stories of six exonerated survivors of death row will engage your emotion, incite your passion, and envelope you in their search for the lost pieces of dignity and the lives that were interrupted
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hey, Hey It's Esther Blueburger is a hilarious coming of age comedy that explores what it's really like to be an outsider in your own world. Esther (newcomer Danielle Catanzariti) is not like other girls; she befriends a duck, talks to God through the toilet and break-dances at her bat-mitzvah. Her school is a daily torment of mind-numbing conformity and bell-ringing rituals. Home is a pressure cooker driven by her mother Grace's (Essie Davis) demand for perfection. But life changes when Esther meets uber hip Sunni, (Keisha Castle- Hughes) and her off beat single mother Mary (Toni Collette) and slips out of her oppressive all-girls private school and into a public one under the guise of a foreign exchange student. She learns that it's ok to be different and that being true to yourself is more important than fitting in
O. Henry's The gift of the Magi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
Edgar Allan Poe's The tell-tale heart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's eerie tale of murder and revenge, as a young man is gradually driven mad by his obsession with the repulsive diseased eye of the old man he cares for. After murdering the old man, and burying the body beneath the floor of his room, he thinks he hears the heartbeat of his victim. When police come to investigate, he offers a confession, convinced that they can also hear the heartbeat
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th Century Italy, this is the tale of a young scholar named Giovanni who falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl. Beatrice 's strange and unearthly beauty masks a terrifying curse which Giovanni tragically discovers. Her father, the mysterious Dr. Rappaccini, has made her the subject of a diabolical experiment. In Giovanni's attempt to free Beatrice from the control of her father and to escape the effect she has on him, he unwittingly destroys her
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a boy and a runaway slave on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America
 
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Eye of the dolphin
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An occurrence at Owl Creek BridgeWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningF. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hairThe Red BaronThe exoneratedNathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter